The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.95% 7.14% 4.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 90.00% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
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£340 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
SQL Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.39% 10.71% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 0
Average daily rate £347 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
2 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
3 16 (59.26%) SAN
4 14 (51.85%) Windows
5 13 (48.15%) HP
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 12 (44.44%) ITIL
7 11 (40.74%) DNS
7 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
8 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (33.33%) Thin Client
9 9 (33.33%) DHCP
9 9 (33.33%) Citrix
10 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
10 8 (29.63%) Middleware
10 8 (29.63%) Service Management
10 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
11 7 (25.93%) MS Project Server
11 7 (25.93%) AppSense
11 7 (25.93%) InfoPath
11 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
11 7 (25.93%) MS Project
11 7 (25.93%) C#
11 7 (25.93%) .NET
12 6 (22.22%) VBA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (40.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) MS Project Server
3 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) InfoPath
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (25.93%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) SAN
2 11 (40.74%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) NAS
6 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) MSI
2 2 (7.41%) InstallShield
2 2 (7.41%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Tools Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Middleware
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 9 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) HPUX
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Service Management
2 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (11.11%) Content Management
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (7.41%) Software Distribution
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) VBA
4 3 (11.11%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) REXX
5 2 (7.41%) Tcl
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
1 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCTS
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) KVM
4 2 (7.41%) RHEV
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) HP
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 9 (33.33%) Citrix
5 7 (25.93%) AppSense
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.41%) Symantec
8 2 (7.41%) CA
9 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
9 1 (3.70%) Informatica
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